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What Is The Purpose Of The Cotton That Is Placed In Bottles Of Pain Relievers
To make you happy: When i asked around by this i was given several reasons. The ones that made most sense to me were: 1) prevent pill breakage when shaken 2) it makes the customer happy because there is a nice clean fluffy white cotton ball - that way you know it is a fresh bottle and not used. ...Read more
Why do medicine bottles have cotton & paper in there? R they supposed to be fresh to be effective?
Protection: They protect the pills from breakage. The label will have an expiration date for the medication. ...Read more
Arts and crafts: The cotton (or cotton-like material) in a bottle of pills fills up the extra space in the bottle, helping to prevent the pills from tossing around during shipping. This keeps the outer surface of the pills in good condition. A patient can use the cotton to make arts and crafts, or if worried about medicine residue on the cotton, can just toss it into the trash. ...Read more
I've been working on my feet at a restaurant sometimes 8-10 hours a day every day. What can I do to relieve the pain on my big toe, heels and legs. It hurts to walk most times. I have good shoes with insoles and i've had to put cotton balls on the side of
Custom orthotics: See a foot specialist to check alignment of your foot. You may need more support than commercial available arch support. Shoes also need to be checked. A more rigid shoe is needed. It sounds like you have flat feet and are having symptoms that are consistent with this condition. Earth shoes may help offload the ball of your foot. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Wounded at center of foot sole and infected.the nurse use Iodine cotton to wash the wound without anesthesia .how to relive pain when dressing change?
Premedicate: When a wound change is performed, certainly it can hurt. The best thing to do, would be to take Tylenol (acetaminophen) 45 minutes before the wound change, or Motrin (ibuprofen) 30 minutes before. If you have other pain meds, you would want to take them BEFORE the wound change -the medicine needs to absorb into your system first. Sometimes some ice first or the 'cold spray' would help immediately. ...Read more
I have an extremely terrible ear ache that makes it hard to eat, sleep or work. I have tried Tylenol, (acetaminophen) cotton balls and even a hot bottle water.
If it is prior to: drug use than what is the problem? ...Read more
Cotton is best: Non-cotton thong panties are the worst. Both statements refer to risk for developing a urinary tract infection. ...Read more
Why do I experience great discomfort and pain during my internal exams, even the cotton swab feels like a pointed skewer?
Does waring stretchy cotton pants almost all the day helps sculpturing the body for a better look ( in addition to daily exercises ) ?
Exercise: The exercises will do more for your body shape then cotton clothes. ...Read more
You must remove: Be careful not to injure yourself. Best to get help from your Gyn. ...Read more
For what ????: Ear wax is made in the outer half of the canal & will usually fall out over time or can be pried out under direct vision. Cotton swabs will push the wax further into the canals for kids< ~ 9yo and lead to cerumen packed canals that become painful & obscure evaluation of the ear drum. I encourage parents to leave the ears alone & let me remove any wax i need to during exams. ...Read more
Urinating more?: Hi. That's very little information, so obviously I can't say definitively. But increased thirst and increased urination are cardinal signs of diabetes, which is easy to test for. You could give us more information, or go see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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